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Government Win in AseraCare Benefits Both Sides

This article is a collaboration between Erica Blachman Hitchings, a member of the Whistleblower Law Collaborative LLC and Derek Adams a partner at Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP.  Hitchings and...

Telemedicine Fraud: DOJ Announces $2.5 million FCA Settlement

The U.S. Department of Justice will recover $2.5 million from a telemarketing company and its executive for engaging in telemedicine fraud.  DOJ alleges that the company and its head ran a...

Genetic Testing Fraud: Bob Thomas Sounds the Alarm

Whistleblower Law Collaborative attorney Bob Thomas recently discussed genetic testing fraud for Stat News. Bob wrote that genetic testing costs as much as $10,000.  Due to the significant profit potential, “opportunists see...

$111 Million Award Against BlueWave Healthcare in False Claims Act Case

A South Carolina court entered a $111 million False Claims Act award to the government and whistleblower against BlueWave Healthcare Consultants.  The defendants are a former medical testing lab head and...

False Claims Act Medical Necessity Cases Get Another Boost in the Tenth Circuit

False Claims Act Medical Necessity Cases Get Another Boost – This Time from the Tenth Circuit.

DOJ Agrees, Sixth Circuit Decision in Paulus Bolsters Medical Necessity False Claims Act Cases

In United States v. Paulus, the Sixth Circuit recently held that a criminal conviction for submitting false claims can be based on false statements of medical necessity.  In other words,...

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